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About Geodosu


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Geodosu is a Kyoto geocoder.

Kyoto has two address systems.
It is a “direction” rather than “address”.
There is no specific rules.
Then,It can't be searched!

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About Geodosu

  1. 1. GeoDosu Kyoto Geocoder Provided by Locazing Inc. and ANNAI LLC
  2. 2. Kyoto has two address systems <ul><li>Postal Addresses </li></ul><ul><li>Defined after World War II </li></ul><ul><li>Not used in daily bases in Kyoto </li></ul>Street based address Originally defined in 794 Used in daily bases in Kyoto
  3. 3. Can’t be Searched
  4. 4. GeoDosu Kyoto Street based Address Latitude, Longitude
  5. 5. Basics of Street Based Address <ul><li>Shijodori Higahsiyama Nishi-iru </li></ul><ul><li>Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto </li></ul><ul><li>  Shijo-dori Higashioji Nishi-iru </li></ul>Agaru means go to North Sagaru means go to South Higashi-iru means go to East Nishi-iru means go to West
  6. 6. Shijo-dori Higashioji Nishi-iru Higashioji-dori (Higsshioji St.) Shijo-dori (Shijo St.)
  7. 7. “ dori” (means “street”) suffix may be omitted <ul><li>Shijo dori Higashioji Nishi-iru </li></ul><ul><li>Shijo Higashioji Nishi-iru </li></ul>
  8. 8. Order of street name can be changed Shijo dori Higashioji Nishi-iru Higashioji dori Shijo Nishi-iru
  9. 9. Street may have Alias Shijodori Higashioji Nishi-iru Shijodori Higashiyama Nishi-iru Higashiyama dori is an alias of Higashioji dori
  10. 10. Direction part can be combined Higashi iru agaru Kawaramachi Shijo(dori) Kawaramachi dori Shijo dori
  11. 11. ポイント <ul><li>It is a “direction” rather than “address”. </li></ul><ul><li>There is no specific rules. </li></ul>GeoDosu is continuing to cover currently used street based address
  12. 12. Advantages of GeoDosu <ul><li>1. Focus only Kyoto’s addresses </li></ul><ul><li>Optimize algorithm to detect Kyoto addresses </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>2. On daily bases, Collect currently used data from </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>・ Web, Magazine, Guide </li></ul><ul><li>・ Field Survey, Inquiry </li></ul>Advantages of GeoDosu
  14. 14. <ul><li>3. Supervisors who was born and grow in Kyoto       </li></ul><ul><li>Appropriate judge and advice in ambiguous cases </li></ul>Advantages of GeoDosu
  15. 15. <ul><li>Kyoto is the largest city for tourism in Japan where 50 million people visit a year </li></ul><ul><li>GeoDosu will make GIS/LBS enable for Kyoto region </li></ul>
  16. 16. GeoDosu Web API <ul><li>GeoDosu provides free Web API for non-commercial use </li></ul>
  17. 17. GeoDosu Paid Services <ul><li>Web API Services(>50000 query/day) </li></ul><ul><li>Integrate GeoDosu system with any system </li></ul><ul><li>List of Data </li></ul>
  18. 18. GeoDosu Geo - Geocoding (convert address to coordinates) Dosu - auxiliary verb of assertion in Kyoto dialect